Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Latest News

Biden huddles with his most loyal Hill base: The Congressional Black Caucus

President Joe Biden worked to further shore up support among his strongest Hill backers on Monday night, hosting a private virtual meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus and thanking members for their continued backing, according to attendees.

“You’ve had my back, and I’ll continue to have yours,” he told the lawmakers, according to three people familiar with the situation, granted anonymity to discuss a private call.

“I need you guys. They were wrong in 2020, 2022 and now. With you guys, I know we can win this thing,” the president told attendees.

Most members of the influential Democratic bloc have vocally backed Biden after widespread intra-party panic over his future on the ticket. Some Black lawmakers have chided fellow Democrats for publicly airing their grievances with Biden’s abilities to carry on. Several members of the CBC, including its Chair Steven Horsford (D-Nev.), issued statements supporting Biden on Monday.

Less than 24 hours after the CBC call with Biden, House Democrats will hold a caucus-wide meeting where they are expected to discuss the party’s schisms over Biden. Allies in that room will be invaluable for the president.

Lawmakers emerged from the call praising the president and his record. The discussion had largely focused on policy and Black economic progress, and the president received a warm welcome from Black lawmakers, according to two people familiar with the meeting.

“We think that the call went extremely well. The president was very responsive,” said Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), a former CBC chair. “He invited us to have this dialogue. Our chairman did an amazing job of allowing the president to share with us his vision for moving forward.”

And Rep. Troy Carter (D-La.) said he was “elated to hear directly from POTUS that he is all in, and we are all with him.”

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) said they’d have “further dialogue and conversation” but praised the “good meeting” with the president.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Latest News, And Articles.

    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like

    Editor's Pick

    Latest iteration of the Communications Service Provider (CSP) IoT Peer Benchmarking report from the world’s leading IoT analyst firm identifies the key trends shaping...

    Latest News

    Few congressional Democrats could muster a defense of President Joe Biden’s halting debate performance Thursday, opting instead to criticize former President Donald Trump for...


    A bitcoin exchange that collapsed 10 years ago after being hacked is set to return billions of dollars’ worth of the token to users — and...


    An important economic measure for the Federal Reserve showed Friday that inflation during May slowed to its lowest annual rate in more than three...

    Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

    Copyright © 2024